Press Information Bureau
Government of India
Ministry of Home Affairs
11-April-2020 20:18 IST
MHA directs all States/UTs to provide necessary Police Security to Doctors and Medical Staff fighting COVID-19

In view of reported incidents of harassment of Doctors and Medical Staff, Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has directed all States/UTs and respective Police authorities to provide necessary Police Security to them in hospitals and at places where patients who have been diagnosed COVID-19 positive or where suspected cases are quarantined.

It has also been communicated to provide necessary police security to doctors and medical staff who visit places to conduct screening of people to find out symptoms of the disease.